Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN NEW YORK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
435 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...

COLD AIR WILL REMAIN ENTRENCHED ACROSS THE REGION THIS WEEKEND WITH
A FEW LINGERING SNOW SHOWERS. THEN LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ACROSS
PENNSYLVANIA SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY WHICH WILL BRING STEADY SNOW
TO MOST AREAS WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS ACROSS SOUTHERN PORTIONS.
THEN ANOTHER ROUND OF BITTERLY COLD AIR WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION
THROUGH TUESDAY.

NYZ001-002-010-011-312115-
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
435 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          SUN
CLOUD COVER                     PCLDY        MCLDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     30           30           60
PRECIP TYPE                  FLURRIES SNOW SHOWERS         SNOW
MAX/MIN TEMP                       22           18           17
AM WIND (MPH)                   SW  6                     NE 10
PM WIND (MPH)                   SW 10        SW 12        NE 15
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.01         0.02         0.04
PRECIP DURATION                     4            2            3
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM        12 AM   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING         5 AM   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               62           90           73
HAINES INDEX                        2            3            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              3120          340         3870
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W 15        SW 13         N  9
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               46800         4420        34830
DISPERSION INDEX                   47            4           35
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ012-019>021-085-312115-
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
435 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          SUN
CLOUD COVER                     PCLDY        MCLDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                      0           40           80
PRECIP TYPE                      NONE     FRZ DRZL         SNOW
MAX/MIN TEMP                       21           16           22
AM WIND (MPH)                    W  6                      N  5
PM WIND (MPH)                    W  9         W  9        NE 10
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.00         0.03         0.09
PRECIP DURATION                                  2            7
PRECIP BEGIN                                  9 PM   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                              CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               60           93           74
HAINES INDEX                        3            3            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              2960          300         3280
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W 16        SW 13         E  6
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               47360         3900        19680
DISPERSION INDEX                   47            4           20
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ003>005-013-014-312115-
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-
435 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          SUN
CLOUD COVER                     PCLDY        MCLDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     40           40           50
PRECIP TYPE              SNOW SHOWERS     FRZ DRZL         SNOW
MAX/MIN TEMP                       20           15           18
AM WIND (MPH)                   NW  7                     NE 10
PM WIND (MPH)                    W  8        SW  8        NE 11
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.03         0.03         0.03
PRECIP DURATION                     4            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM        10 PM   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                       5 PM   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               61           87           72
HAINES INDEX                        2            3            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              3170           10         3140
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W 12         W 14         N 13
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               38040          140        40820
DISPERSION INDEX                   38            0           41
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ006>008-312115-
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
435 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          SUN
CLOUD COVER                    MCLEAR        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                      0           40            0
PRECIP TYPE                      NONE SNOW SHOWERS         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP                       11            0           11
AM WIND (MPH)                   NW  5                      N  9
PM WIND (MPH)                    W  7      LGT/VAR         N  7
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.00         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                                  2
PRECIP BEGIN                                  9 PM
PRECIP END                                    5 AM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               52           93           58
HAINES INDEX                        4            3            4
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              2520           10         2870
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W  8        SW  6         N 14
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               20160           60        40180
DISPERSION INDEX                   20            0           40
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SNOW. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. LOWS AROUND 2.
.MONDAY...SNOW. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. HIGHS AROUND 9.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 18.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. NOT AS
COLD. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. COLDER.
LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS AROUND 20.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
1 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 14.

WIND SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
WIND MONDAY...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
WIND TUESDAY...WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
WIND WEDNESDAY...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION BELOW NORMAL.

$$







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